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Knowledge Has Always Been Networked

Here is a rather scathing review of David Weinberger’s Too Big To Know: Rethinking Knowledge Now that the Facts Aren’t the Facts, Experts Are Everywhere, and the Smartest Person in the Room Is the Room. The renaissance of Marshall McLuhan in the era of the Web is disappointing for a number of reasons, not the least of…

Visualizing the internet: Akamai’s network traffic

Check out Akamai‘s data visualizations for the internet traffic it handles. Though pretty cool seeing this in their Cambridge control room when I visited, I was told it was more for show than anything else. Check out their online vizualizations page. Also, do check out their EdgePlatform blurb, a superb example of distributed computing.